Nine Italian citizens, all survivors of Auschwitz, shared their stories and these stories, alternating with personal and historical photographs and archive images from 1945, resulted in a documentary about the imprisonment in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Andra Bucci, Esterina, Calò Di Veroli, Nedo Fiano, Luciana Nissim Momigliano, Liliana Segr...

Italy marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January 2021 with hundreds of memorial events in Rome, Milan and about 60 other Italian cities, on the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Many of the commemorative initiatives will be online this year, due to the covid-19 pandemic, and new stolpersteine memorials will be unveil...

On Remembrance Day, January 27, 2021, join us for a special screening of La Razzia (The Raid), a documentary by Ruggero Gabbai. On October 16, 1943, the Nazis arrested more than 1,250 Jews in Rome. The victims prepared their suitcases and abandoned their homes in few minutes. On October 18th, they took them to the Tiburtina train station to be pile...

Tuesday, Jan 26th 7:00-9:00pm EDT. Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Book Presentation: “It Happened in Italy, Untold Stories of How the People of Italy Defied the Horrors of the Holocaust". With Elizabeth Bettina. REGISTER HERE!! Imagine Elizabeth Bettina's surprise when she discovered that her grandmother’s village had a secr...

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed on January 27, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan organizes activities commemorating those Italians who suffered persecution under the Nazi occupation during World War II and as a result of the Racial Laws imposed by the Fascist government.  This year the Dante, in collaboration with the...

Alla toccante cerimonia che si tiene il 27 gennaio ogni anno al Consolato d'Italia a New York organizzata col Centro Primo Levi, insieme al Console Generale Francesco Genuardi, l'ambasciatrice italiana all'ONU Mariangela Zappia, il Presidente della Regione Sicilia Nello Musumeci, la senatrice eletta all'estero Francesca Alderisi e tante altre autor...

On the occasion of Remembrance Day, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture presented an event dedicated to Italian writers who witnessed the Holocaust, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The initiative is part of the numerous...

On Jan. 27. 1945, Andra Bucci watched the Red Army liberate the Auschwitz concentration camp. Now, 75 years to the day, Andra recounted that moment and other harrowing personal stories of surviving the Holocaust with her sister during a two-hour talk with our middle school students on Jan. 27. Valentina Imbeni, head of school, and Lorenzo Ortona, I...

Rome is to bestow honorary citizenship on Liliana Segre, the 89-year-old Italian life senator and Holocaust survivor, following a unaminous vote in city hall. The honour, announced a few days before International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, is expected to be conferred on Segre "as soon as possible" at a ceremony in Rome. A statement sa...

Monday, January 27, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. Il Giorno della Memoria (International Holocaust Remembrance Day). On Monday, January 27, the ICCC will present a screening of the documentary Inferno Mittelbau Dora (2016; 53 minutes; not rated) as we remember the victims of t...